Posts tagged "Cardinals"

Cubs In Haiku: What A Silly Bunt

Cubs In Haiku: What A Silly Bunt
Johnson’s surprise bunt Campana scores from third base Cubs defeat the Cards   Okay, it wasn’t really silly. But it didn’t look so good at first. Reed Johnson’s pinch-hit bunt in the 7th inning wasn’t great, going into the air.  But because it caught the Cardinals infield by surprise, it fell to the ground and... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: We Have A Problem - Houston

Cubs In Haiku: We Have A Problem - Houston
Three nights in Houston Three more losses for the Cubs Nine game winless streak   The Cubs haven’t won a game since they beat the Cardinals last Monday. Obviously, despite my headline, the Cubs problems are much bigger than failing to win a game again the Astros. Not much else to say. But here are... Read more »

Lost And Found In Haiku: Cardinals World Series Cap

Lost And Found In Haiku: Cardinals World Series Cap
  Autographed Cards Cap Found on I-74 By Die-Hard Cubs Fan   Cubs fan Joe Couri of Brimfield, Illinois tells his story: He was driving home to Brimfield about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. Traffic was backed up because of a vehicle accident with a deer. Couri, who had the bright lights of his car on, noticed... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: St. Louis Blues

Cubs In Haiku: St. Louis Blues
Sunday victory Helps the Cubs avoid a sweep After losing two Cardinals 9, Cubs 2 Cardinals 13, Cubs 5 Cubs 6, Cardinals 3

Cubs Road Trip In Haiku: Home Teams 52, Cubs 26

Possibly the most depressing image of the road trip, Ryan Theriot gets a game-tying hit in the Cubs’ June 5th loss to the Cardinals Terrible road trip Our expectations were low Still disappointed Cubs lose 8 of 10 Would you want to write haiku About all those games? Cardinals 6, Cubs 1 Cardinals 5, Cubs... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: When It Rains, Cubs Score

The bad weather was good for the Cubs on Wednesday (Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) Cardinals come to town The Cubs manage just one win Story of our lives  Cardinals 6, Cubs 4  Cubs 11, Cardinals 4  Cardinals 9, Cubs 1
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Cubs In Haiku: 3 Games, 1 Good Inning

The Cubs celebrate Kosuke Fukudome’s walk-off hit in the ninth inning on Saturday (Tribune photo by Brian Cassella) Did you catch the ninth On Saturday afternoon? Not much else to see Three games against the Reds resulted in two more losses for the Cubs.  The only highlight was a very exciting ninth inning comeback on... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Season's Final Homestand

Goodbye to Wrigley Until Cubs return next spring First game – April 1st  Cubs score just two runs In three games versus Giants Both in their lone win And then they couldn’t End the Cards playoff chances Losing two of three Just seven games left  Until the season’s over It’s time for hockey  Giants 1,... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: A Silver Lining

Here’s a nice picture of Matt Holliday reacting after he struck out to end Wednesday’s game, giving the Cubs their first sweep in St. Louis since 1988 and almost eliminating any remaining chance the Cards had to reach the playoffs. Sweep in St. Louis First time in twenty-two years A reason to smile It may... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 5, Cardinals 1

It’s finally done Reds win eliminates Cubs But we beat the Cards! It’s been over for months. But with the Reds win over the Diamondbacks last night, the Cubs are now officially eliminated from the postseason.  Still, it’s always great to beat the Cardinals.  And although the odds are long, the Cardinals  have an outside chance... Read more »